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Contextual Related Posts

Related posts for your WordPress site with inbuilt caching. Supports blocks, shortcodes, widgets and custom post types!
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Contextual Related Posts is a WordPress plugin that allows you to display a list of related posts on your website and in your feed. It uses the content of the title and/or content of the posts to generate a relevant list of related posts. The plugin is free to download from the official WordPress repository and has many features such as support for thumbnails, shortcodes, widgets, custom post types, and CSS styles.


Boost Engagement

Display a list of related posts on your website and in your feed, keeping your readers engaged and interested in your content. Reduce bounce rates and increase time spent on your site.

Easy Installation

Download the Contextual Related Posts plugin for free from the official WordPress repository. No need for a paid subscription. Activate the plugin and it will automatically start displaying related posts without any manual editing of template files.

Customizable and Feature

Rich - Contextual Related Posts is one of the most feature-rich plugins available. It supports thumbnails, shortcodes, widgets, custom post types, and CSS styles. Customize the output of the related posts to match your website's design.

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Great, needs work because it is taking time

By mllapan on May 15, 2023

This plugin is best related content plugin, only if it can work a bit lighter, because I noticed it does heavy tasks with database.

Exclude Post/page IDs and Exclude display is not working.

By right02 on May 3, 2023

I have added Comma-separated list of post or page IDs to exclude from the list, Also using "Insert Pages" Plugin to insert those page(Exluded Ids) to display in another pages.

In Induvial pages is related posts are not displaying, but in the Insert of same Pages, related posts are displaying.

Expectation is to not display the excluded pages in the Insert Pages as well.

Excluded Ids: 3,20,27,31,33,35,42,44

Does perfectly the job!

By Ervael on March 2, 2023

I'm using this plugin for a while now and it's doing perfectly the job. It's easy to configure, you have enough options to customize it but the more important is the fact related posts displayed are always accurate. This plugin is doing it very well and better than some similar plugins. I recommend it!

Best Related Posts plugin

By (hefestus) on January 29, 2023

I've been using the Contextual Related Posts plugin probably since it was realized, many years ago. It's doing a great job on my huge site with 12k posts and 8k categories. Recently, it stopped working because of another plugin and some other issues. In desperation, I tried all the available related post plugins. None of those plugins can match this one. This plugin offers many ways to fine-tune results and adjust the display. Even Ajay's free support is second to none.

I highly recommend this plugin. If it works flawlessly on my huge site with a thousand taxonomies, it will work on any other WordPress site.

The best related posts plugin. Excellent support!

By Divvy on January 27, 2023

Very happy with this plugin. Please continue with the great job!

for me the best!

By dolceremy (centoasa) on January 4, 2023

I've tried many, even very famous ones, but no one is able to relate my favorite posts to me. I can also select the keywords I want for an accurate definition of the relationship between posts. Thanks developers!

Nice Plugin

By Uploader_JP (uploaderpro) on July 28, 2022

Easy to use, more nice option to display relate post for "Free Plugin"

Works in minutes. Nice!

By laceybeach on July 8, 2022

I feel conflicted in how I would like a little bit more styling options. But the canned layouts look pretty decent and it's easy to get stuff working. I wish more plugins were this easy.

Really cool plugin

By mbhusal on June 18, 2022

This is probably the best plugin for showing related posts. It's simple, easy to configure, and works really well. Highly recommended!!


By olistic on March 25, 2022

5 deserved stars!

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